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The Jordans

John Jordan (1xxx)
Mary Jordan (1804)
Britton Jordan (1787)
Ann Bell Jordan (1815)

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John Jordan (1xxx-1xxx)
spouse: Winifred ____

Family records indicate that John was born June 18, 1787; however, this cannot be correct.
John enlisted from Virginia, 1776 as bombardier in Capt. Pendleton's Company of Artillery. He was a prisoner of the British on a prison ship, for 3 months, 17 days. He fought in the defense of Savannah Ga.
John's wife, Winifred, died July 6, 1847.
John and Winifred's children were:
1. Britton (1787-1826)
2, Greenhill
3. Priscilla - married William Augustus Tennille, the second child of Lieut. Col. Francis Tennille
4. Patience - married __ Saffold
5. Burwell
6. John
7. Mary (1804-1xxx) - married John Newton
Priscilla married William Augustus Tennille 2nd child of Lieut. Col. Francis Tennille

Mary Jordan (1804-1xxx)
spouse: John Newton

Mary was born July 2 1804.
In 1889, she was awarded a pension as a result of her father John's service in the Revolutionary war.
[see related articles below]

Britton Jordan (1787-1826)
spouse: Margaret Josey Bell (1796-18xx)

Lived in Washington County, GA.
Margaret was born Dec. 18, 1796; she was the daughter of John and Olivia T. Bell
Britton and Margaret were married 1813.
Their children:
1. Ann Bell Jordan (1815-1848) - married Francis Tillman Tennille
2. George W. Jordan (1827-1xxx) - of Hawkinsville, GA.; became a colonel
3. Mary A Jordan (1821-1xxx) - married __ Batts
4. John A. (1819-1xxx)

Ann Bell Jordan (1815-1848)
spouse: Francis Tillman Tennille

[see Tennille for descendants]

Related Documents

Mary (Jordan) Newton pension award, March 2, 1889
Letter excerpt from Julia M. Jordan (daughter of Britton Jordan's brother John) to George F. Tennille, July 31, 1895

Britton Jordan 1787-1826

Ann Bell Jordan's peach taffeta silk dress worn by Alison Joy Dix Jan. 1916

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